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Slow Walking Speed May Signal Amyloid Buildup in Older Adults

Walking speed may be associated with the amount of amyloid buildup elderly people have in the brain, even if they don’t have symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) yet, according to a new Neurology ...

Walking speed could be a new indicator of health

Walking speed is making strides toward becoming a key metric of a person's health with the launch of the 6th Vital Sign, a first-of-its kind study being conducted by the Duke Clinical Research Institu...

Medical News Today: Is height, weight linked to rise in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma has been on the rise for the last 30 years. The reasons for this are unclear, but investigations into height and weight are yielding fresh clues.

Slow Walking Speed May Signal Alzheimer's Risk

A slow walking speed was associated with a higher level of brain amyloid deposits in older adults at increased risk of developing dementia in a new study. Medscape Medical News

Slow walking speed may be early sign of Alzheimer’s in older people, study finds

Slow walking speed in older people is associated with higher levels of amyloid β in several areas of the brain in those who are at high risk but not yet showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a.....

Weight Gain Between Pregnancies Raises Risks for Babies, Study Says

Healthy-weight women who gained weight between their first and second pregnancies—even as little as 12 pounds for someone of average height—had an increased risk of a stillbirth or their baby dyin...

Increased Adolescent Height, Body Weight Linked to NHL

Individuals with increased height or body mass index during adolescence showed an increased association with a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Medical News Today: Is slow walking speed a sign of approaching Alzheimer's?

Build up of amyloid plaques in the brain that lead to Alzheimer's may also cause a slower walking pace, even before signs of dementia emerge.

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Can height categories replace weight categories in striking martial arts competitions? A pilot study.

In most combat sports and martial arts, athletes compete within weight categories. Disordered eating behaviors and intentional pre-competition rapid weight loss are commonly seen in this population, a...

Treadmill walking is not equivalent to overground walking for the study of walking smoothness and rhythmicity in older adults.

Treadmills are appealing for gait studies, but some gait mechanics are disrupted during treadmill walking. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of speed and treadmill walking on walkin...

Validity of treadmill- and track-based individual calibration methods for estimating free-living walking speed and VO2 using the Actigraph accelerometer.

For many patients clinical prescription of walking will be beneficial to health and accelerometers can be used to monitor their walking intensity, frequency and duration over many days. Walking intens...

Energetics and mechanics of walking in patients with chronic low back pain and healthy matched controls.

Walking in patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP) is characterized by motor control adaptations as a protective strategy against further injury or pain. The purpose of this study was to compare th...

Dalfampridine Effects Beyond Walking Speed in Multiple Sclerosis.

Dalfampridine extended release (ER) improves walking in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), as demonstrated by walking speed improvement. This exploratory study evaluated treatment effects of dalfamp...

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